|What is the MREC?||MREC Officers||Executive Committee|
|Board Meetings||Become a Member!||Membership Dues|
|History of the MREC||MREC Members||MREC Position Statements|
|MREC Website Policy||Strategic Plan||By-laws|
What is the MREC?
The MREC is a membership organization of energy suppliers, energy service professionals and Land Grant Universities whose mission is to support outreach, education and research on rural energy issues for the benefit of:
- Farms and other rural energy consumers
- Rural energy suppliers
- Farm organizations and agricultural trade associations
- Electrical equipment and allied industries
- Government and regulatory agencies
|President||Jason Kollwelter||We Energies|| WI
|Vice President||Matt O’Shea||Stearns Electric Association|| MN
|Treasurer||Corey Kuchta||WI Public Service|| WI and MI
|Secretary *||Doug Reinemann||University of Wisconsin||USA|
Executive Committee (in addition to the Officers)
|Mark Weber||Whetstone Valley Electric Coop.||SD|
|Paul Gillis||Dairyland Power Coop.||WI, MN, IA & IL|
|Robert Fick||Alliant Energy||WI, IA|
Directors (in addition to the Executive Committee and Officers)
Meetings of the Board of Directors
The Board of Directors convenes periodically. Regularly scheduled meetings are held in conjunction with the annual conference and a fall meeting in mid-September. Other meetings are scheduled as needed. Meetings are open to the public.
You are welcome to become a member of the MREC. There are two types of memberships: Full and Affiliate.
Full Memberships are available to investor-owned utilities, state-wide rural electric cooperative associations and other utilities and utility organizations. Full memberships require a formal petition to the Board of Directors. Interested parties should contact the MREC secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Affiliate Memberships are available to other energy organizations, trade affiliates, educational institutions, individuals and entities that may desire membership. To apply for membership send an e-mail message to the MREC secretary at email@example.com. Include the following information:
The MREC secretary will confirm your membership and send you an invoice. If you have any questions, contact the secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Membership Dues (annual)
$4300 – for statewide electric cooperative associations
$1500 – for investor owned utilities
$450 – Corporate Affiliate: for an organization other than an investor owned utility or statewide electric cooperative organization.